2017

ATM @ TEDxPorto

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Ana Jacinta Fernandes wins 3 out of 3 prizes!!!

Best oral communication at CIMAGO Meeting 2018

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Basic Research Prize at Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Human Genetics

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And winner of the Astrazeneca Innovation Competition at 9th iMed

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Ana on the news

Mulheres na Ciência from CBMR Communication on Vimeo.

Highlight @ Science Platform CBMR

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New review with Ana & Ana

Article title: Big Data in Cancer Genomics in Current Opinion in Systems Biology, DOI: 10.1016/j.coisb.2017.07.007

 

beautiful art work by Ana Jacinta-Fernandes

90 Segundos de Ciência

Ana explaining what we do in the group.

 

2016

Event with AMPM – Associação de Mulheres com Patologia Mamária

In October, Ana participated in a discussion forum organized by an association dedicated to support women with breast pathologies. It was a wonderful afternoon! Thank you for the invitation Maria Fernanda Ventura.

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Ana Teresa Maia participated in a meeting to study the BRCA2 genetic mutation “made in Portugal”

Ana Teresa Maia, CBMR researcher, is participating in a pioneering study about a genetic alteration that seems to be born in Portugal, approximately two thousand years ago. This genetic alteration, responsible for the increased risk of hereditary cancer (especially breast cancer), is a mutation that researchers believe that could have been carried (by sailors, traders and emigrants) from Portugal to other parts of the world.

Note that, as Ana Teresa Maia states: “this mutation of the genes have been already identified in French and Australian families with Portuguese ancestors”.

So, the main goal of researchers seems to be understand how malignant is that mutation and how was developed in Portugal. In order to achieve that, researchers and doctors will work together, with the help of two associations – the Portuguese Association for Cancer Research and the Portuguese Association to support people with alterations in genes related to hereditary cancer.

The project, that ensures to bring unreleased revelations to the cancer field, have a solid foundation on CBMR research and specially on the research of Ana Teresa Maia on gene expression.

See more here: News – Jornal de Notícias 

Arborismo Fun Day!

Arborismo Centre at Olhos d’Água

Ainda não sabíamos ao que íamos nesta altura.

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A chefe pendurada!!

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A despedida da Iris foi a deslizar!!

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No final ainda sorríamos 🙂

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Ana on the news!

Ana has integrated a project by Ciência Viva, celebrating Ciência Viva’s 20th anniversary and women scientists in Portugal.

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Here are the links:

Ciência Viva – Mulheres na Ciência

Visao – Mais-mulheres-doutoradas-do-que-a-media-europeia-mas-muito-poucas-em-cargos-de-direcao

P3, Público – Estas-fotografias-homenageiam-103-mulheres-cientistas-portuguesas

2015

Parabéns à Joana Xavier por ter uma double-win nas bolsas individuais FCT!!

 

A Fun Day Out for the Maia Lab!

We took off to Ilha de Faro and had an afternoon learning SUP at Centro Náutico.

2nd Oncobiology Retreat

We got together againg for the 2nd Algarve Oncoretreat on the 20th of May at the Clube Nautico de Faro. All group members working on cancer at the CBMR got together to present current projects and discuss future possibilities of collaborations. Another extremely productive day, which allowed us to have a much clearer idea of the great potential of cancer research at University of Algarve. We also had a picnic at the beach and beer aftewards, which always promotes good thinking!!!!

We’ve Won!!!! 1º Prémio Maratona da Saúde

We’ve won the first Prize by Maratona da Saúde!! National research prize, with international selection panel!!
Check it here Maratona da Saúde
And here DCBM – UAlg

Gordon Research Conference – Quantitative Genetics & Genomics

Off to the first international conference in more than three years!! Check the programme here.

2014

1st Algarve OncoRetreat

The 1st Algarve Oncoretreat happened on the 24th of September at the Clube Nautico de Faro. All PIs and post-doc fellows working on cancer at the CBMR got together to present current projects and discuss future possibilities of collaborations. It was an extremely productive day, which allowed us to have a much clearer idea of the great potential of cancer research at University of Algarve.